Avenues Recruiting Solutions Blog

The worst advice we've ever heard about LinkedIn

If you haven't heard, LinkedIn is the platform for job hunting or showcasing your professional achievements. In the past, we've offered quick tips for using LinkedIn and step-by-step instructions on how to become an expert LinkedIn user. While it's nice to get tips on...

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Container Search - You don't need to dump your recruiter just because they're ready for a more committed engagement

Picture this, you're one the phone with a recruiter you've worked with a few times in the past few months. You have predominantly partnered on contingency searches with this recruiter and you feel comfortable with your arrangement. The candidate quality is consistent...

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Interview fails that actually cost someone the job

If you're job hunting, it's likely you've researched job interview tips pretty extensively. You've probably focused on the most common interview questions and how to answer them, along with preparing questions you should ask your interviewers. But on a less obvious...

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How many sales reps do I need?

The number of sales reps on a team affects both revenue and costs, ultimately impacting profitability. While it may be simple to estimate costs per rep by evaluating historical data (compensation, benefits, travel, etc.), revenue is far more unpredictable.

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8 Myths About Resumes

Whether you're just graduating college and applying to your first real job, or you've been in the workforce for quite some time now and need to clean up and rewrite your resume, you may have stumbled across some well-meaning, albeit false, information about that...

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9 Quick Tips About LinkedIn

Need some quick helpful tips on how to better your LinkedIn profile? You've come to the right place. Below are 9 useful tips to make your LinkedIn profile stand out and be more professional.

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Staffing Industry Statistics - Staffing Employees

The staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry makes a vital contribution to the U.S. economy, and provides outstanding job and career opportunities for nearly 15 million employees per year. 

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Common Interview Questions -- and how to answer

An interviewer is trying to get a sense of what you can do, what you will do and your personality. They will ask you a series of questions in order to determine these. When answering common interview questions, look for ways to give an accurate and positive response...

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Interview Follow Up Etiquette [+Plus Sample "Thank you" Letter]

After an interview are you supposed to hand write a "Thank you" letter, send an email, leave a voicemail, cross your fingers and hope for a second interview? What IS the proper interview follow-up etiquette these days? And do you wait an hour, a day, a week or more?!...

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Common Resume Formats [+Plus FREE Resume Template Downloads]

Writing your resume is a time consuming, arduous task that is complicated even more by formatting obstacles. There are so many resume layout options out there, how could you possibly know which one to choose?

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